Lambertia echinata subsp. occidentalis Keighery
Nuytsia 11(2):283-284 (1997)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 19 May 2003

Prickly, much-branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. yellow, Feb or Apr or Dec. White sandy soils over laterite, orange/brown-red clay over ironstone. Flats to foothills, winter-wet sites.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves whorled, 10-30 mm mm long, 5-8 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or shallowly divided, the margins flat; apex pungent, 1.2-2 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; innermost bracts 22-27 mm long. Perianth 40-42 mm long, glabrous; pistil 42-45 mm long, style hairy. Flowers in February, March, April or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).